Katie Couric reveals she was diagnosed with breast cancer

CNN — Veteran journalist Katie Couric reported some personal news on Wednesday. In a post on her website, Couric shared she was diagnosed with breast cancer a few months ago. “Why Not Me,” she titled the post. “June 21, 2022, was the first day of summer, my 8th wedding anniversary, and the day I found … Read more

Tiffany Haddish and Aries Spears reps call child sexual abuse suit a ‘shakedown’

CNN — Comedians Tiffany Haddish and Aries Spears have been accused of having “groomed and molested” two then-minor siblings years ago, according to a lawsuit filed in Los Angeles Superior Court. The complainants are referred to as “Jane Doe” and “John Doe” in the suit, which states their names are being held to protect their … Read more

R. Kelly to be sentenced today on racketeering, sex trafficking charges

New York CNN — R. Kelly could be sentenced to decades in prison Wednesday following his conviction in federal court last year on racketeering and sex trafficking charges. While prosecutors in New York have recommended the disgraced R&B singer be sentenced to more than 25 years, citing “the need to protect the public from further … Read more

Chris Rock didn’t want Will Smith removed, Oscars producer Will Packer says

CNN — Like many people who watched the encounter that ended with Will Smith slapping Chris Rock on stage Sunday at the Academy Awards ceremony, Oscars lead producer Will Packer thought it was a planned bit. But as Smith – angered by a joke Rock told about Smith’s wife, Jada Pinkett Smith – yelled obscenities … Read more

Queen cancels virtual engagements as she is still experiencing mild Covid symptoms

London CNN — Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II canceled her planned virtual engagements on Tuesday as she continues to suffer from mild Covid-19 symptoms, Buckingham Palace has said. The palace Sunday announced that the 95-year-old monarch had contracted the virus. “As Her Majesty is still experiencing mild cold-like symptoms she has decided not to undertake her … Read more

Queen Elizabeth tests positive for Covid-19

London CNN — Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II has tested positive for coronavirus, Buckingham Palace announced Sunday. The 95-year-old sovereign – who is celebrating her 70th year on the throne – is experiencing mild cold-like symptoms but expects to continue light duties at Windsor over the coming week, the palace said. “She will continue to receive … Read more